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Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Summary

Description: A technique for the treatment of neoplasms, especially gliomas and melanomas in which boron-10, an isotope, is introduced into the target cells followed by irradiation with thermal neutrons.

Also Known As: Boron-Neutron Capture Therapy; Neutron Capture Therapy, Boron; Therapy, Boron Neutron Capture; Therapy, Boron-Neutron Capture

Networked: 643 relevant articles (43 outcomes, 110 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Boron Neutron Capture Therapy is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 15 outcomes 35 studies in 336 results
  2. Glioblastoma (Glioblastoma Multiforme) : 6 outcomes 22 studies in 77 results
  3. Mouth Neoplasms (Oral Cancer) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 23 results
  4. Brain Neoplasms (Brain Tumor) : 4 outcomes 18 studies in 99 results
  5. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant) : 3 outcomes 15 studies in 66 results
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Drugs Related to Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

  1. Boron
  2. 4-boronophenylalanine
  3. Liposomes (Liposome)
  4. Phenylalanine (L-Phenylalanine)
  5. Fructose
  6. boric acid (boron oxide hydroxide)
  7. 4-boronophenylalanine-fructose
  8. N-acetylcochinol-O-phosphate
  9. bevacizumab
  10. Niacinamide (Nicotinamide)
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Therapies Related to Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (Radiotherapy, Intensity Modulated)
  3. Conformal Radiotherapy
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  5. Nuclear Reactors
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